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CLEMSON — Educator, scientist, executive and former U.S. congressman Rush D. Holt shared his unique perspective on the important role science plays in a democracy on September 10 when he presented the lecture “Science and the Citizen” on campus to Clemson faculty and students. According to Holt, opinion and ideology have displaced evidence in many […]
CLEMSON – The College of Science held its fall semester staff kickoff meeting September 12 at the Barnes Center. Chief of Strategy and Operations Lili Gehring presented an update on several campus-wide initiatives, including the move to a shared financial services operations model and merit pay compensation plan. Dean Cynthia Y. Young presented an overview […]
CLEMSON — Dr. John Hawks, an internationally recognized expert on human evolution and genetics who has appeared in documentary films on PBS and National Geographic, will speak on campus about “Fossils, genomes, and our African origins.” The talk will take place at 3:30 p.m. in the Freeman Hall Auditorium on Friday, September 27. It is […]
A Clemson University professor's research has documented the movement of antibiotic resistance in humans into animal species. College of Science researcher Vincent Richards recently published results that draw attention to reverse zoonosis, or pathogens moving from human populations to animals.
Clemson University physicists will conduct a pair of three-year rocket missions funded by NASA Heliophysics designed to deepen our understanding of the visible and invisible mechanisms that modulate energy into Earth’s atmosphere.
Clemson University’s main campus covers some 17,000 acres, but the Tiger paw also adorns dozens of satellite campuses and research centers placed across the entire expanse of South Carolina. One of those orange dots on the map is the Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic in Pendleton, which is where you’ll find diagnostician and manager Meg […]
Clemson University College of Science professor emeritus Miguel Larsen, who has fundamentally changed the scientific community’s understanding of the Earth’s upper atmosphere, received NASA’s Distinguished Public Service Medal on Aug. 28 at the Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland. The medal is the highest honor the space agency bestows to non-government personnel.
Researchers from Clemson University’s College of Science have shown for the first time that salamanders inhabiting the southern Appalachian Mountains use temperature rather than humidity as the best cue to anticipate changes in their environment. Significantly, the researchers observed that salamanders actually harness their unique ability to regenerate limbs to rapidly minimize the impact of hot temperatures.
An agreement between Clemson University and Erskine College will allow mathematics students at the Due West school to transfer to Clemson after three years and earn bachelor’s degrees from both schools in just two more years.
CLEMSON, South Carolina – College of Science undergraduate researcher Eugene Bishop is first author on a recently published article in the journal Genomics. Bishop, a senior in the department of genetics and biochemistry, has researched the diverse roles of the AT-Hook gene family in plants and identified interacting partners of this gene family in the […]
CLEMSON — Educator, scientist, executive and politician Rush D. Holt will share his unique perspective on the important role science plays in a democracy when he presents the lecture “Science and the Citizen” on September 10. The talk, which is free and open to Clemson University faculty, staff and students, begins at 3 p.m. in […]
Juniors Shaoni Dasgupta and Nate Matzko each have plans to pursue joint medical and doctorate degrees after graduating from Clemson University. Now, as Beckman Scholars, both students are one step closer to achieving that goal.
There are people who navigate the hustle, bustle and social media tussles of life today with grace. People who exist on a calm plane that can provide respite and safe harbor for others. Latoya Daniels is one of those people, and she was able to hone this skill while adding to it an array of […]
CLEMSON – John Meriwether, professor emeritus of physics and astronomy in the College of Science, has been elected a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), which boasts more than 62,000 members from 144 countries. Meriwether was one of 62 Fellows in the AGU’s Class of 2019. The organization hosts international conferences, publishes 21 highly […]
CLEMSON, South Carolina — College of Science professor of mathematical and statistical sciences Margaret Wiecek has won the Multiple Criteria Decision Making (MCDM) Gold Medal, the highest honor bestowed by the International Society on MCDM. Wiecek, who received the award at the organization’s June 2019 conference in Istanbul, was recognized for her work in the […]